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Statistics for Dummies�

ISBN-10: 0470911085

ISBN-13: 9780470911082

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Deborah J. Rumsey

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List price: $14.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Introduction
Vital Statistics about Statistics
Statistics in a Nutshell
The Statistics of Everyday Life
Taking Control: So Many Numbers, So Little Time
Tools of the Trade
Number-Crunching Basics
Means, Medians, and More
Getting the Picture: Graphing Categorical Data
Going by the Numbers: Graphing Numerical Data
Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
Random Variables and the Binomial Distribution
The Normal Distribution
The t-Distribution
Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
Guesstimating and Hypothesizing with Confidence
Leaving Room for a Margin of Error
Confi dence Intervals: Making Your Best Guesstimate
Claims, Tests, and Conclusions
Commonly Used Hypothesis Tests: Formulas and Examples
Statistical Studies and the Hunt for a Meaningful Relationship
Polls, Polls, and More Polls
Experiments: Medical Breakthroughs or Misleading Results?
Looking for Links: Correlation and Regression
Two-Way Tables and Independence
The Part of Tens
Ten Tips for the Statistically Savvy Sleuth
Ten Surefi re Exam Score Boosters
Appendix: Tables for Reference
Index